1/30 522-79 Aurora 1922 Murphy Special - Indianapolis 500 Winner
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Very rare. Please note that this issue does not have the Parents' Magazine seal or the price in a circle on the box top. From ex-Best molds. Aurora purchased the Best molds for the Indianapolis 500 Winners and reissued them 1958, although this kit is likely from '59. Kit is molded in gloss white with real rubber tires, spoked wheels and includes a crew of two and some interior detail. NOTE: the kit has minor neat assembly. The the front cross bar was once glued in but is no longer assembled. There is no other assembly. Inventoried complete including decals and instructions. NOTE: although all parts are present, 1/2 of the rear axle is broken off and missing. The 'Murphy Special', winner of the Indy 500 in 1922, was a Duesenburg chassis and a Harry Miller engine of 183 CID. It was driven by the great racer Jimmy Murphy.
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